Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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In what folder does Ngnix gets installed in Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to understand the Nginx folder structure. In what folder (or folders) does Ngnix gets installed in Ubuntu Server? Thanks
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How do I install Ubunte next to Windows?

I have Windows 8 installed. I'd like to install Ubunutu, too, giving me an option to boot into either Windows, or Ubunbtu. I have resized the Windows partition, leaving 10 GB available for Ubuntu. ...
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A package manager '[mmcqd/0rpmb] ' appears to be running hplip-3.15.6.run installation

I am trying to install hplip-3.15.6 on crouton Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Release: 12.04 After running the command sh hplip-3.15.6.run I get the following error. A package manager '[mmcqd/0rpmb] ' ...
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How to install SourceGuardian Software

I have this file (SourceGuardian-10-Evaluation-Linux-x86_64-Install) on my system, How do I install it in ubuntu 12.04lts
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User Groups Best Practices in Ubuntu Server

I reciently decided to manage my own web server (Ubuntu/Nginx) and as best practices I went and disabled the root user and created a new one with root privileges. When I created the new user I didn't ...
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How to install dual monitor with extended desktop?

How should I install a dual monitor with extended desktop on a DELL Optiplex 9020 with the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600? Operating System : Ubuntu 12.04
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lxc-ls option flag error - lxc_container: command get_init_pid failed to receive response

I'm trying to use the lxc-ls command to list LXC containers on Ubuntu 12.04, but I'm getting a get_init_pid error whenever I invoke the command with an option flag. Here is an example session: $ sudo ...
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lxc-create: bad template: download

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. According to the Ubuntu Server Guide, there should be a -t download template option for the lxc-create command. However I get the following output: sudo lxc-create -t ...
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Notification for Update manager Bug in 12.04: “The package mono-runtime needs to be reinstalled, but I can t find an archive for it.”

I run 12.04. When I want to run the update manager, the following message appears: "The package mono-runtime needs to be reinstalled, but I can t find an archive for it." I was also asked to report ...
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Problems installing Ruby 1.9.1 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am installing Ruby 1.9.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 and it seems to install an old version of gem; I don't understand why or how to fix this. This is what I do: $ sudo apt-get install ruby1.9.1 $ ruby ...
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Is apt-get upgrade a dangerous command?

When I use apt-get update and apt-get upgrade,there are some packages should installed in newest version,like below: The following packages will be upgraded: accountsservice apparmor apport apt ...
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I am getting a segmentation fault for precise when I try to start a unity how can I fix this?

Whenever I try to start precise through a crosh shell on my acer chromebook it just comes up with a segmentation fault error. I have tried to update precise and xorg to see if would change anything, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 virtualbox slow

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 on Virtual Box Manager on Windows 8.1 for ROS. I have been trying to run it so I can communicate with a robot through USB. However, the system runs slow and lags ...
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Root CA certs - exporting from Windows, importing into Ubuntu

I'm behind a corporate proxy, and we have Windows PCs with root ca certs pre-installed so SSL works with the proxy. Within my PC, I'm spinning up Linux VMs for testing, and so I have a need to get ...
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List all archive files

How can I get the list of all archive files in a folder recursively without knowing the file extension?
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External drive permissions - unable to change [duplicate]

I have an external drive (format to NTFS) and I would like to be able to run a bash script on it. At the moment it won't let me set permissions to execute for my bash script using chmod +x {file} ...
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VPN server on ubuntu enabling NAT problem! please help

Hi I am trying to Create a vpn server on a vps which is running ubuntu percise 12.04. I have already installed pptpd and I have enabled ip forwarding but when I try to enable NAT with this command : ...
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Remastersys and Hostname

An unsuccessful installation attempt of Remastersys installation changed my ubuntu 12.04 precise desktop hostname. Am unable to revert to my original hostname of my desktop. Changing /etc/hostname ; ...
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Have 12.04, Have to start computer in recovery mode and earlier version

I have had issues with being able to use wifi on my laptop, and have had to have it hardwired to use it. Today I was able to resolve the wifi issue, but now If I shut my laptop off and restart it, it ...
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install ubuntu core tar.gz format in virtual box

I've been trying to install ubuntu core in virtual box but haven't been able to make any progress so far. I've googled everything I can and failed to find an Answer before I finally decided to ask. ...
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Why does login banner on 12.04.5 LTS list package update notice twice, different number of packages on each?

Running 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-29-generic x86_64). When I log in via ssh, I got this today: Graph this data and manage this system at: https://landscape.canonical.com/ 5 packages can be ...
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Ubuntu Installing problem

Ubuntu Installation Problem How to Install ubuntu without Delete paritions just remove Windows and install Ubuntu Please Guide me In complete's Steps: Thanks ![enter image description here][1] [1]: ...
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My USB port not working after booting ubuntu

I just install Ubuntu and some of my ports aren't working: my mouse and keyboard work perfectly fine, but my phone and hard drive(external) aren't working when connected. I tried some solutions ...
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Huawei airtel dongle not showing up

i have installed ubuntu 12.04 and connected my airtel 3G data card. after blinking there is no response. but i checked using lsusb command. it shows my device. bus 003 device 004: id 12d1:1446 huawei ...
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How can I restore folders from an external hard drive using my ubuntu computer?

I have lost my back ups on my external hard drive. I think I accidentally deleted the back ups. Possibly using shift+delete, I am not sure. I have searched online for tools that restore data, but ...
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How to copy files from usb to ubuntu server 12.04

I have a Ubuntu server 12.04. And I want to copy the files of my website files to /var/www folder on Ubuntu server system . I don't know how to do it.. Please!!!!
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Can we install Microsoft Office 2012 or higher versions in Ubuntu?

I want to install Microsoft Office 2012 in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(Precise) I would like to know if it possible to do the same as every blog online only talks about Microsoft Office 2010 for Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Will Leap Second 2015 affect our servers?

We are using Ubuntu 12.04 and ubuntu 14.04 servers. These servers using default time settings and we have not installed ntp in these servers. Ubuntu 14.04 root@ubuntu14:~# uname -a Linux ubuntu14 ...
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unable to ssh to other systems but previously was able to

I was able to ssh to other systems suddenly it has stopped working. My ubuntu 12.04 cannot ssh to other systems nor viz versa. But the other systems can ssh each other. Not sure if its helpful but my ...
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Best and acute Linux for grand pa notebook? - Lubuntu 12.04

Is there any Linux to resurrect this old notebook? ========================== CPU : Pentium III 750Mhz RAM : 64MB + 64MB = 128MB HDD : 80GB [HP Compaq Presario 1700] p.s. I have been ...
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Additional hard and flash drives not detected/mounted automatically in bookmarks/computer

I restored a copy of my Ubuntu partitions that was made yesterday. Everything is OK, except that I cannot see my additional hard drives from the launcher (they were showing when the disk image was ...
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12.04 Mouse pointer freezing in google chrome

If I use Google Chrome to view videos on Youtube the pointer freezes but I can still use mouse although the pointer is invisible, it will stay that way even after closing Chrome until I restart the ...
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Stop Auto volume gain up, down

When i am using Google Chrome web browser, it use audio auto gain control. As a result the default audio volume keep getting changed from 20% to 100% or 50% and it creates a serious annoying problem. ...
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Unhandled error occured software-properties-gtk

Hello I do have problem on my Software sources. how do I revert this to original state and remove the package that are no supposedly needed I mess up when upgrading it. Details is ...
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Overlap a full-screen application on another fullscreen application

I am trying to overlap VLC (Since I don't want to have any title bar, top bar; I just want a windowsless player) on another fullscreen application. Is there any solution to solve this ?? Where VLC ...
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Connection failed on Ubuntu using x2go

Hello I encountered on my x2go when trying to remote the ubuntu server **Connection Failed.** perl:warning: Setting locale failed. perl:warning Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = ...
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mount Yosemite partition partition in ubuntu

I upgrade my mac OS X to yosemite 10.10. after upgrade, I can't mount (sda2) partition in ubuntu 12.04. this partition info in ubuntu disk utility is: usage: filesystem partition type: ...
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creating bootable DVD after burning the software onto it

I have burned ubuntu iso file on to my dvd. I want to install ubuntu now. But my dvd is not Bootable. How to make it bootable please help me
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E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution)

Hello I'm new to ubuntu now version 12.04 I mess up with the update and Now I cannot access the server from x2go. Can anyone help me on this? sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't stop searching activity

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been unable to cancel a search in Ubuntu Software Center, the process keeps going and going and I cannot install other programs. How do I cancel this? (its been ...
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Mouse unresponsive under 12.04

I am having a problem with the built in touch device on two different laptops under the latest update of Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. First laptop was an Acer Aspire which has since been pulled from ...
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Ubuntu installation from live CD: Hangs after splash screen

Ubuntu 12.04.02 i386 live CD "Try without install" hangs at splash screen. I looked at output and it hanged after Stopping System V runlevel compatibility [ok] Then i tried 15.04 amd64 ...
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Firefox wants to open everything with gvim!

Whenever I click a download link in Firefox (Ffox 38, on Ubuntu 12.04LTS) such as a PDF, I get And there's nothing more sensible than GVim in the Open With menu. When I look in about:preferences, ...
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“Unable to fetch some archives” error while installing mysql on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install mysql on a fresh installation of ubuntu 12.04 using the command sudo apt-get install mysql-server i see the below issue with dependencies unable to download: Failed to ...
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How to tell if I have a firewall installed on my VM

I inherited a college VM I am trying to setup to accept remote connections to its MySQL DB from my local phpMyAdmin I am going through some SO Questions and tutorials (this/this) on setting this up ...
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How to cause xfce4 whiskermenu to invoke when super is pressed?

I have installed Xfce4 Panel and its whisker menu plugin onto my instance of Unity. I want to make the whisker menu appear when I press the super key instead of Unity Dash. How might one go about ...
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File manager that integrates into the desktop?

Is there like a special file manager I can install that will turn my entire desktop into one big file manager window? Here's what I'm thinking: You have a folder on the desktop, and you click on it. ...
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Wifi keeps on dropping in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and I am having issues with my wifi. Every five the connection drops in my laptop(it shows that it is connected to the network but the internet connection is not there) and I ...
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Copyrights of Rebranded and Customized Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm sorry if this is not about programming or technical usage of Ubuntu. if this is not allowed to ask here, please recommend a site for it. I am creating a hardware-software solution, which is ...
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how to reinstall driver for usb gsm modem

once I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and it could work with my Huawei USB 3G modem. I installed some time later on a clean system the same version of Ubuntu. this time, the USB modem was not attached to the ...